Special Report

The Most Affordable US Cities for Commuters

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30. Sacramento, CA
> Annual cost to commute as a pct. of average income: 19.0% — #21 most out of 50 metro areas
> Annual fuel cost of a workday commute: $9,082 — #15 most
> Annual maintenance cost of commuting: $374 — #36 most
> Potential income lost due to commuting: $5,548 — #13 most

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29. St. Louis, MO
> Annual cost to commute as a pct. of average income: 20.0% — #12 most out of 50 metro areas
> Annual fuel cost of a workday commute: $8,431 — #23 most
> Annual maintenance cost of commuting: $468 — #8 most
> Potential income lost due to commuting: $4,521 — #31 most

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28. Providence, RI
> Annual cost to commute as a pct. of average income: 20.0% — #12 most out of 50 metro areas
> Annual fuel cost of a workday commute: $9,129 — #13 most
> Annual maintenance cost of commuting: $410 — #22 most
> Potential income lost due to commuting: $5,059 — #20 most

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27. Birmingham, AL
> Annual cost to commute as a pct. of average income: 19.0% — #21 most out of 50 metro areas
> Annual fuel cost of a workday commute: $7,458 — #35 most
> Annual maintenance cost of commuting: $473 — #7 most
> Potential income lost due to commuting: $4,413 — #35 most

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26. Jacksonville, FL
> Annual cost to commute as a pct. of average income: 20.0% — #12 most out of 50 metro areas
> Annual fuel cost of a workday commute: $7,802 — #30 most
> Annual maintenance cost of commuting: $426 — #13 most
> Potential income lost due to commuting: $4,290 — #38 most

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